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Ryan Foust

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Goodbye Barcodes, Hello RFID Tags?

Posted by Ryan Foust on May 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM

There has been a lot of talk about barcodes getting the boot as more and more industries start using RFID technology. While it is a known fact that RFID has more advantages than barcodes, it does not necessarily discount the value barcodes bring to the enterprise.  

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Topics: RFID

Consumer vs. Rugged Enterprise Mobile Devices

Posted by Ryan Foust on May 26, 2017 6:00:00 AM

As more and more retail applications shift to the cloud, companies are faced with a critical question: what mobile device should they use for their enterprise?

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Topics: enterprise mobility solutions

Upgrading Your Payment Terminal to the Right Retail Solution

Posted by Ryan Foust on May 24, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The point of sale (POS) payment terminal can leave a lasting impression with a customer based on their in store retail experience. It can be a smooth, seamless transaction or it can get shoppers so frustrated they're already re-thinking their purchase. The right retail solution requires a payment terminal that meets changing shopper expectations and legal requirements. Let's start with the law, since there's no getting around that.

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Topics: retail payment solutions, enterprise mobility solutions

How to Choose a Warehouse Management Solution

Posted by Ryan Foust on May 8, 2017 6:00:00 AM

As every retail executive knows, the quality of your warehouse management solution (WMS) can translate directly into profits.

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Topics: Warehouse Management Solutions

Retail Supply Chain: It Ain't Sexy Until Yours Stops Working

Posted by Ryan Foust on May 1, 2017 8:24:07 AM

Most consumers have no idea how complex and critical supply chain management processes are. They simply go about their shopping business, expecting that their needs will be fulfilled in a timely fashion. A "sexy" looking brand and an attractive storefront, along with a complete e-commerce platform is all it takes for any retailer to get into business. Yet, with all of these systems in place, things can break down when the wrong technology is selected for the job.

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Topics: enterprise mobility solutions

Retail Tech Trends that Can Make or Break You in 2017

Posted by Ryan Foust on Apr 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM

This year looks to be another exciting, crazy year for the retail industry. Technology continues to transform and expand virtually every aspect of the retail experience. We discuss the benefits of integrating enterprise mobility solutions into your business in this article.

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Topics: retail technology, mobile retail solutions

7 Tips for Ensuring a Seamless Omnichannel Customer Brand Experience

Posted by Ryan Foust on Apr 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM

There's broad agreement that technology has shifted the balance of power to buyers. Providing a quality product or service for a fair price is insufficient in today's marketplace. That's because buyers don't simply buy. They experience. They expect to experience – and they expect a good one.

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Topics: enterprise mobility solutions

Leveraging Mobile Technology to Engage Customers

Posted by Ryan Foust on Apr 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM

One of the biggest threats businesses of today face is competition. Gone are the days when the only two things a business had to do to see profits coming in were to offer a high-quality product or efficient service and advertise it in the paper or the television. Because there are now many businesses that offer products and services of the highest quality, customers now have the power to make or break a business. Therefore, the goal of every business now should be full customer engagement.

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Topics: customer experience, retail customer engagement

Top 3 Reasons to Invest in a Field Service Technology Solution

Posted by Ryan Foust on Mar 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM

If your business is a service-oriented one, then you know how important your technicians are. They represent the face of your organization as they interact with customers and deliver the service your company is known for. Therefore, they are a very important part of the organization and it is right for you to invest in them.

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Topics: field based workforce solutions, field service

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